Monthly Archives: December 2012

Pioneer Medical Clinic to open Dec. 17

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The newly constructed Pioneer Medical Clinic is slated to open to the public on Monday, December 17. “After months of anticipation Pioneer is excited that construction of the Pioneer Medical Clinic is complete,” said…

Ackerman Christmas Parade winners

By Staff and Press Reports The 2012 Ackerman Christmas Parade winners are: Non-Religious Float Winners 1st Place-Choctaw County Career & Technology 2nd Place-Pioneer Community Hospital 3rd Place-Ackerman FFA Religious Float Winners 1st Place-Enon C.P. Church 2nd Place-Ackerman Church Of Christ…

MDEQ awards solid waste assistance grant to Ackerman

From press reports The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded the Town of Ackerman a solid waste assistance grant of $15,000 that will be used for a wood waste recycling program. “The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a…

Supes discuss issues with Pioneer Health Services

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors addressed several issues with Pioneer Health Services in their December 3 board meeting. Maxey Peterson with Pryor and Morrow Engineering presented the additional costs of signage for the…

Obituaries

Mr. Ottis Busby December 6, 2012 Funeral services for Ottis Busby were held at 2 p.m. on December 9, 2012 at Chester Baptist Church with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery, Ackerman, MS. A Choctaw County native,…

Calendar of Events

M&M’s Christmas Program Dec. 12 The Weir Baptist M&M’s Christmas Program will be held on December 12 at 6 p.m. with refreshments to follow. WAC Christmas Choral Concert Dec. 13 The Weir Attendance Center Christmas Choral Concert will be December…

County basketball underway

Ackerman Indians On Tuesday, Dec. 4 the Ackerman Indians boys and girls varsity basketball teams traveled to French Camp to tip off against the Panthers. The Lady Indians took a 24-16 lead over the Lady Panthers into halftime. After returning…

Live demo teaches electrical safety

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer Being aware of the dangers of electricity could possibly save a person’s life. Construction Trades students at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center learned of these dangers in a live demonstration from the…

County students receive football honors for 2012

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer With the end of the Mississippi High School Activities Association 2012 football season, several Choctaw county players received postseason honors. The 2012 Mississippi Association of Coaches recently announced the Class 1A and 2A All-State…